, city (1991 pop. 40,708), capital of Imperia prov., Liguria, NW Italy, on the Ligurian Sea. Located on the Italian Riviera, it is a port and winter resort. The cathedral (1780-1832) dominates the modern city. Andrea Doria
, the admiral and statesman, was born there.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia Copyright © 2004.
Licensed from Columbia University Press